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Stories Tagged "wetlands"

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Iowa Works to Reduce Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone (#302)

posted on September 17, 2009 at 9:19 AM

Iowa Works to Reduce Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone (#302)
The Iowa Journal travels to Boone and Otho to look at projects aimed at reducing nutrient runoff from farm fields. That runoff ends up in nearby waterways and travels as far as the Gulf of Mexico, contributing to pollution that is killing... 05:20 Read More »

Solutions for Future Iowa Floods (#231)

posted on June 2, 2009 at 2:03 PM

Solutions for Future Iowa Floods (#231)
Since 1980, Iowa has recorded at least 230 river flooding events. Is it time for Iowa to change the way it deals with floods? Can more be done to slow runoff from the rural landscape? What can urban areas do to reduce the damage? Can Iowa get... 04:02 Read More »

Wetlands for Flood Control (Full Program) (#215)

posted on February 5, 2009 at 5:49 PM

Wetlands for Flood Control (Full Program) (#215)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal looks at conservation efforts as a means for helping with flood control. 27:47 Read More »

Discussion: Wetlands for Flood Mitigation (#215)

posted on February 5, 2009 at 5:32 PM

Discussion: Wetlands for Flood Mitigation (#215)
What is the role of wetlands in controlling water run-off, erosion, and flooding? Paul Yeager hosts a discussion with guests Marty Adkins, USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Resources and Jack Riessen, Iowa Department of Natural Resources. 12:00 Read More »

Wetlands as Flood Control? (#215)

posted on February 5, 2009 at 3:40 PM

Wetlands as Flood Control?  (#215)
The Iowa Journal looks at conservation efforts as a means for helping with flood control. 05:00 Read More »

Storm Water Management - Flood Prevention (Full Program) (#173)

posted on August 29, 2008 at 9:59 AM

Storm Water Management - Flood Prevention (Full Program) (#173)
Full Program: Two-thirds of the water reaching Iowa's landscape goes directly to rivers, streams and lakes often causing flooding the likes of which were seen this summer in much of Iowa. "The Iowa Journal" will explore flood prevention measures, such as... 28:46 Read More »

Discussion: Storm Water Management - Flood Prevention (#173)

posted on August 27, 2008 at 3:20 PM

Discussion: Storm Water Management - Flood Prevention (#173)
Two-thirds of the water reaching Iowa's landscape goes directly to rivers, streams and lakes often causing flooding the likes of which were seen this summer in much of Iowa. "The Iowa Journal" will explore flood prevention measures, such as... 10:00 Read More »

Storm Water Management - Flood Prevention (Feature) (#173)

posted on August 19, 2008 at 11:31 AM

Storm Water Management - Flood Prevention (Feature) (#173)
Two-thirds of the water reaching Iowa's landscape goes directly to rivers, streams and lakes often causing flooding the likes of which were seen this summer in much of Iowa "The Iowa Journal" will explore flood prevention measures, such as... 05:00 Read More »

Iowa Water Issues (Full Program) (#133)

posted on January 28, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Iowa Water Issues (Full Program) (#133)
Full Program: Iowa may seem rich in water resources, but how much of it is protected from pollution and available for Iowans to use for drinking water, recreation and industry? 27:46 Read More »

Iowa's Water Issues (#133)

posted on January 25, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Iowa's Water Issues (#133)
What new issues are rising to the surface in the fight to clean and protect Iowa's 72,000 miles of water? The Iowa Journal dives in to see. 04:44 Read More »

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